team in the MLB
founded March 26, 1976. Originally a small expansion team that played
at Exhibition stadium
, Ontario, they weren't much of a contender until the 1983-1984 season when they lead the American League with a combined batting average of .277
The Jays did not move to their
current home, then called
' until June
5, 1989. The Jays' amassed back
World Series wins in 1992 and 1993. A series of unfortunate trades, and mismanagement as a whole, caused the team's demise into mediocrity after 1995.
The team now resides at the Rogers Centre
Rogers Communications Inc. bought the Skydome
, and the rights to the team in 2005 for a record low $18M despite hundreds of millions
used to build
dome 16 years earlier.
all the upcoming talent, and some
of the best pitching in the league, the Toronto Blue
Jays are destined for another shot at the Pennant!